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Welcome from the Executive Director

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Welcome to the
American Intellectual Property Law Association
As a member of AIPLA, you have joined a vibrant community of nearly 14,000 IP attorneys and affiliates who consider AIPLA their professional home, and help further our mission daily by supporting the organization in its role as an innovator, powerful advocate, and visible global leader through our commitment to education, outreach and member service and advocacy.
In the coming weeks, you will begin receiving several of AIPLA’s flagship publications, Notes and News, our bi-weekly electronic newsletter that provides brief updates about upcoming association events, activities and membership notices; AIPLA Direct, a substantive and robust electronic newsletter that provides important analysis of current issues in the IP world; and the AIPLA Quarterly Journal, a scholarly work published with the George Washington University Law School. The Journal’s articles cover a wide spectrum of IP issues, both practical and substantive. We are also pleased to announce that the latest edition of our widely celebrated and respected Report of the Economic Survey is now available.
In addition to the benefits listed above, as an AIPLA member, you will also receive the following benefits of membership:
  • Networking opportunities with other IP attorneys and affiliates
  • Listing and search capability within the AIPLA Member Directory (if desired)
  • Opportunities to participate in AIPLA’s committees and programs
  • Professional development through AIPLA’s e-Learning offerings and in-person meetings
  • Access to the latest IP news and updates through special AIPLA e-blasts 
  • Relevant career information and job postings in the AIPLA Online Career Center
  • Exclusive “members only” discounts on publications and registration at AIPLA events 
  • CLE credit – offered for most of the association’s educational offerings
Be sure to visit our website at for regular updates on new activities and programs. To login and access AIPLA “Members Only” content, please visit our website for instructions. I also encourage you to take advantage of the resources provided in our online New Member resource area.
We look forward to your involvement in AIPLA as we work to advance and support IP attorneys and affiliates serving legal and creative communities. It is our privilege to serve as your professional association.

Please do not hesitate to contact AIPLA Headquarters Staff at 703. 415.0780 or if you have questions or feedback about your membership, and/or specific benefits.
Best Regards,
Lisa K. Jorgenson                   
Executive Director